The Plague in Manzoni

April 20, 2021

Paolo Cherchi University of Chicago Tuesday, April 20th | 9:35am Paolo Cherchi farà un discorso generale sul modo con cui la letteratura ha visto il fenomeno della peste, e come questa rappresentazione rimanga sostanzialmente la stessa in tutti i secoli. Questo dipende dalla natura della peste stessa. Parte dalle prime...

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Women & the Mafia in Italian Cinema

March 16, 2021

Women & the Mafia in Italian Cinema Veronica Vegna University of Chicago Tuesday, March 16th | 12:45 - 2:00 What role do women play within Sicilian mafia and how has this role been represented in Italian films in recent years? Like a two-headed Janus and notwithstanding the rigid patriarchal structure...

Dead Silent

Dead Silent

March 2, 2021

Dead Silent: Life Stories of Girls and Women Killed by the Italian Mafias , 1878-2018 Robin Pickering-Iazzi University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Tuesday, March 2nd | 12:45 - 2:00 Prof. Pickering-Iazzi’s talk will focus first on mafia violence, which forms an economic, social, cultural and political resource, whose particular modes are expertly...

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Congratulations to our Fall 2020 Graduates!

Dec. 17, 2020

CU French & Italian is excited to confer this year's Fall 2020 degree recipients! Congratulations, Juan and Colleen!

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Italian Newsletter (ITAL 3015 - Fall 2020)

Dec. 8, 2020

Giornalino ITAL 3015 – fall semester 2020 Acquiring writing skills is a complex task. It takes time, patience, and practice. It is also, very often, a solitary work. I wanted to create a project that allowed the students in a writing class to work together on a shared goal. This...

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French Town Hall

Dec. 4, 2020

If you are interested in the French Graduate Program at CU Boulder, register today to attend this open Town Hall meeting! December 4th, 2020.

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Teaching English in France

Nov. 11, 2020

Learn more about the Teaching Assistant Program in France (TAPIF), a joint initiative of the French Ministry of Education, France Éducation international (formerly the CIEP), and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy.

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Congratulations to Sara Fischer!

Nov. 3, 2020

Fall 2020 Graduate Part Time Instructor Appreciation Award The French & Italian Department is pleased to announce that our very own Sara Fischer has received a Graduate Part Time Instructor Appreciation Award in recognition of how she has risen to the challenges presented by teaching during the pandemic. We are...

Buffalo Statue

Statement on Diversity and Inclusion

We believe in the enduring world-historical value of the literature, thought, and art of France, Italy, and the wider Francophone and Italophone worlds. We also believe that the cause of diversity and inclusion benefits immeasurably from the acquisition of foreign languages and from the experience of other cultures that foreign...

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Maymester in Rome!

Oct. 13, 2020

Learn about CU French & Italian's Maymester in Rome with Priscilla Craven - tonight, 10/13, 5:30pm